Brivo Systems, a provider in Web applications for access control and security systems, announced the appointment of John Szczygiel as Executive VP, Business Development. Szczygiel will lead Brivo's North American Sales Team and will spearhead strategic business initiatives within Brivo and across The Duchossois Group of companies, Brivo's parent company.
Szczygiel's 25-year career in the security industry has included executive positions with global manufacturing and systems integration companies. Most recently, Szczygiel served as President of MATE Intelligent Video, a provider in video analytics for automated surveillance and data-mining. Previously, Szczygiel served as President of the Security Systems Division of Siemens Building Technologies and as VP of Sales and Marketing for Security Technologies Group.
“I am honored that Steve Van Till has asked me to join his team at Brivo,” commented Szczygiel. “It's now clear that cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings are rapidly becoming dominant technological trends because they offer such powerful end user benefits. Brivo introduced SaaS to the security industry and has the proven technology and market experience to bring its security solutions to a growing array of customers through its extensive dealer network. Brivo's unique value proposition, constant innovation, and focus on the customer will drive our continued expansion.”